I, Prof. SOGUNLE Olajide Mark graduated from the Department of Animal Production and Health, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in the year 1998 in Second Class upper division. Afterwards, I hold a research Master of Agriculture Degree in Animal Production and Health in the year 2001 and a PhD in Animal Production and Health in year 2007 with option in Non-Ruminant Animal Production from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. In the year 2016, I was fortunate to be among the selected few for the Prestigious C V Raman Fellowship for African Researchers as a Post-Doctoral Fellow tenable at the India Council of Agricultural Research – National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology (ICAR-NIANP), Bengaluru, India. I have been a faculty member of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta since 2003 and have taught courses relating to the current research quests as an Animal Scientist; production systems. I am a Registered Animal Scientist.
The body of activities and procedures carried out by rural–resource poor livestock farmers in the on-going management of their farms and for which advice may be sought continue to be a major driving force of my research for over a decade. Consequently, my research over the years has been hinged on the following thematic areas:
(A) Research completed
(B) Research in Progress
Paper presented: Effects of replacing soyabean meal with hatchery waste meal on the performance and blood constituents of cockerels.
Paper presented: The feeding value of full- fat cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale Linn) rejects and low cereal diets for broiler chickens.
Paper presented: Performance of growing pullets fed cassava peel meal diet supplemented with cashew nut reject meal.
Paper presented: Effect of litter depth on the performance of three strain of broiler chicken.
Paper presented: Comparison of internal and external qualities of eggs from strains of egg-type chickens.
Paper presented: Effect of brooding periods on the performance of two strains of broiler chickens.
Paper presented: Response of broiler chickens to the interaction between phase of growth and feed forms.
Paper presented: Growth performance and immune status of Broiler Chickens on oral Administration of Oyster Mushroom Extract.
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